Jacob Schimek, a senior at Deer River High School, is the District 8 VFW winner of the “Voice of Democracy” scholarship.
On Feb. 18, Jacob was presented with a certificate and a scholarship at a banquet held at the VFW Post 8831 in Pengilly. The theme for the scholarship was “My Responsibility to America.”
Prior to the District 8 presentation, Jacob attended the state competition in Minneapolis, where nine district winners were competing. Jacob did very well, taking fifth place. The winner received a $2,000 scholarship and will go to Washington D.C. for a chance to win a $30,000 scholarship.The content you are trying to access is only available to members. Sorry.